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Maine Senate OKs bill to allow concealed handguns without permit

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AUGUSTA, Maine – On a 21-14 vote, a bill allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a permit gained approval in the Maine Senate …

Grand Isle student captures lightning strike on church steeple

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For Carl Bouley, lightning apparently does strike twice. On Wednesday evening, the 16-year-old Madawaska High School junior was in the right …
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The one word Mainers just can’t spell

The news explainer website Vox is celebrating this week’s National Spelling Bee with an Internet analysis of which word most vexes spellers in each of the …

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Liberty selectman faces recall petition

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A selectman may be recalled by residents after a petition asserting lack …

Vehicle crashes into building in Old Town, causing gas leak

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A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening after his …

Truck hauling wood chips overturns in Somerset County

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SOLON | A truck driver suffered minor injuries Thursday when a rig hauling wood …

Culvert failure to close one lane of I-295 northbound for three weeks

RICHMOND | A culvert failure will result in the closure of one lane of …


Students walk across campus at the University of Maine in Orono on March 31, 2014.

Student Conduct Office finds UMaine football players violated dining contracts

The University of Maine Conduct Office has completed its inquiry into alleged violations of the school’s Student Conduct Code by seven Black Bear football players. …



Maine kids younger than 10 may be hunting soon.

Maine may soon join 39 other states to allow kids younger than 10 to hunt, with adult supervision. Legislation to eliminate the state’s hunting age …



Make your own deep dish pizza with these step-by-step instructions

I have at times been accused of being too creative on pizza nights.  For every one success like Potato Pizza there have been a few disasters …

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